Implementing a Queue in a process

Dirk Koopman djk at
Tue Nov 22 12:23:15 GMT 2011

On 22/11/11 07:16, Shantanu Bhadoria wrote:
>     - How to implement this queue in a perl process. (remote shared
>     Database:mysql?, internal data structure, local SQLite?)
>     - How do I push new tasks into this queue ( i.e. interprocess
>     communication, Simpler(uglier) for a shared database, but I would prefer a
>     process like that to sit in isolation and accept requests and manage them
>     on its own so whats the ideal inter-process communication format for
>     it?named pipes?).
> I would really love to know your opinions on the best way to do it. The
> straightforward but ugly way to do this would probably be putting tasks
> into a database and have the other process ping the database for new tasks
> in queue every second. But I believe there has gotta be a better way to do
> it and what better place to figure it out then ask you folks. :)
> So what do you guys think is the best implementation for such a requirement?

Now is your chance to use AnyEvent and Json. That is what I do these 
days. I used to use my own message handling stuff, but these are better 
and much faster.


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